MORE LANDMARKS FOR ESUT AS ODL AND MEDICAL LABORATORY SCIENCE DEPARTMAENT GET APPROVAL AND FULL ACCREDITATION
The ESUT Open and Distance Learning, ODL centre, has received approval and operating license from the National Universities Commission (NUC) to commence academic activities.
The approval was sequel to the recent validation visit by the Commission which was adjudged satisfactory.In a congratulatory letter addressed to the Vice Chancellor ESUT, dated 9th June 2023, the Director Open Distance and e-learning Engr. Kayode Odedina, Ph.D on behalf of the Executive Secretary NUC stated that ESUT ODL Centre could henceforth commence academic activities with B.Sc Economics only using ICT enabled ODL model of delivering.
The commission noted that new programmes would gradually follow after due assessment and approval and stressed the need for the University to ensure total compliance with requirements for running ODL programmes in Nigerian Universities.
In a similar vein, the Medical Laboratory Science Council of Nigeria MLSCN has equally granted five year full accreditation to ESUT Department of Medical Laboratory Science starting from 2023 to 2028 as well as increased students’ admission quota from 35 to 120 per session.In his memo of 8th June 2023 to the Vice Chancellor conveying the heart-warming development, the Registrar and CEO MLSCN, Dr Tosan Erhabor, while congratulating the University, urged management to heed to stated recommendations to ensure that quality academic pursuit and delivery are maintained in the department.
These two major feats in addition to many other recent laudable achievements resulted from dogged determination and unwavering commitment of the Vice Chancellor and his team to rebuild and reposition the first University of Technology on the Global Map. Kudos! Management and staff who have showed immense support and cooperation.
According to Peter Ferdinand Drucker a renowned Austrian-American management consultant, “Effective leadership is not about making speeches or being liked, leadership is defined by results and not attributes”.
These results are evident in the current team of ESUT Management led by Prof. Aloysius-Michaels Okolie. Kudos to ESUT Management and the entire University for the consistent upward stride to excellence from DPR.